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Keystone XL vote in limbo in
Senate as energy-efficiency bill falters

Washington Examiner (DC), by Zack Colman

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Posted By:JoniTx, 5/7/2014 11:36:44 AM

A Senate vote on the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline is close to falling apart. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid indicated that vote was tied to whether Republicans would allow an up-or-down vote on energy-efficiency legislation sponsored by Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, to go forward. "Well, at this stage they´re tied together," the Nevada Democrat said Tuesday during a press conference. Reid said he wouldn´t allow Republicans to attach four or five particular amendments to the efficiency bill. GOP lawmakers are likely to peel off support, jeopardizing the chance of a Keystone XL vote since Reid

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: eoddad, 5/7/2014 2:33:02 PM     (No. 9839940)

Standing in the way of Keystone will blamed on the Democrats.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tipover, 5/7/2014 10:13:35 PM     (No. 9840450)

The rest of the bill (other than the XL pipeline portion) must be a real stinker if Reid won´t allow amendments.

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